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Nov 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
surrounding the troubled rollout of obama care. it centers on the contractors paid to build that website. turns out they reportedly had trouble making websites before, and a lot of it. here's abc's senior washington correspondent jeff zeleny now. >> reporter: the disastrous health care rollout came as a surprise. but given the company that developed the website, perhaps it shouldn't have. tonight, we're learning about more warning signs from the lead contractor of the health care website. a company called cgi federal, whose executives have a history of botched government projects. "the washington post" reports top officials in cgi's acquired company, ams, have had at least 20 project failures, including -- writing useless computer code. sending paychecks to some dead retirees. shipping military parts to the wrong places. the company says those problems are in the past. at a congressional hearing last month, a company official defended its work and said the website was tested and ready. but with less than two weeks to meet president obama's new deadline of fixing the health care w
Nov 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
him from prominently criticizing president obama's apology about the health care rollout this week. he said it's not enough. david? >> susan, thank you. >>> overseas tonight, the nuclear breakthrough in iran breaking down. world leaders meeting with iran, walking away from the table and it comes after iran's new president just visited the u.s., sending out a tweet on his way back to the airport, you'll recall, after a phone call with president obama. tweeting, i express my gratitude for your hospitality and your phone call. the tweet later deleted, perhaps over concern how it would play back home. still hope for an agreement. then this weekend, the president of france suddenly objecting. pushing for the iranians to give up even more of its nuclear program in exchange for relief in sanctions. secretary of state kerry walking away from the table, as well. negotiators will meet in ten days to try to salvage the talks now. >>> and a reminder here tonight about a sprint to a different finish line. a countdown to the olympics in sochi. look at this tonight. the olympic torch taken on a s
Nov 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
promising americans they'd be able to keep their insurance. >> and whether you like the model of obama care or not, the fact that the president sold it on a basis that was not true has undermined the foundation of his second material. second term. i think it's rotting it away. >> i want to bring in abc news political director rick klein now. no one wants to relive that campaign of a year ago, but romney went further, saying the president wasn't telling the truth. the irony, the president was just in boston, wasn't he, thinking this would be welcoming territory for this health care plan. >> that's right. that's what makes this a biting critique. it is that context. just a few days ago, president obama went to romney's home state, the very place romney signed his own health care law, to argue that governor romney's plan worked. but romney's making clear, he will not let romney care be used to bail out obama care, whether or not he was the inspiration for it. >> flashbacks. making me sweat all over again. rick klein tonight, thank you. >>> overseas tonight and to cairo now. where secretar
Nov 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
call from president obama. we're told it was about 30 minutes long and the white house describing it as a, quote, useful discussion. so, what does iran have to give up? was it worth it to america? abc's chief foreign correspondent terry moran tonight. >> reporter: the smiles and handshakes in geneva told the story. they think they did a very big deal. so does president obama, who hailed the work of the negotiators. >> that diplomacy opened up a new path toward a world that is more secure. >> reporter: under the deal, iran agreed to freeze its nuclear program, destroy its dangerous near-weapons-grade fuel and allow daily monitoring of key facilities by international inspectors. in return, the u.s. and allies agreed to ease some economic sanctions. about $7 billion worth, but leave most others still in force. and the whole deal is temporary. six months for negotiators to hammer out a final agreement, which will be much more difficult to get done. on "this week," secretary of state john kerry argued this deal is plenty tough on iran and reversible. >> and if they're not prepared to do t
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